New post up at the Daily Femme!
Two weeks ago I published an article on the tension between the sexualization and profesionalization of women’s soccer at Gender Across Borders. Yesterday I bumped into an article at The Nation: “Sex Sells Sex, Not Women’s Sports” which gave my general observations/hunches a bit of statistical back-up. According to the author, Mary Jo Kane: Scholars … Continue reading
I can’t get over how great this is.
Sara @ The Daily Femme: In a match that few will ever forget, the United States women’s soccer team lost to Japan in the World Cup final. The game went all the way to a penalty shoot out, and somewhat inexplicably, US women couldn’t make it work. There was no remake of the 1999 fairy … Continue reading
Sara @ The Daily Femme: When a solider dies in a combat zone, his or her family receives a letter of condolence from the President. The letter recognizes the soldier’s service and ultimate sacrifice for the country. For every type of casualty—accidental or combat —there is a different type of letter. There are, however, no … Continue reading